org.apache.struts.util
Class RequestUtils

java.lang.Object
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  +--org.apache.struts.util.RequestUtils

public class RequestUtils
extends java.lang.Object

General purpose utility methods related to processing a servlet request in the Struts controller framework.

Version:
$Rev: 384422 $ $Date: 2006-03-09 04:17:18 +0000 (Thu, 09 Mar 2006) $

Field Summary
protected static org.apache.commons.logging.Log log
          Commons Logging instance.
 
Constructor Summary
RequestUtils()
           
 
Method Summary
static java.net.URL absoluteURL(javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest request, java.lang.String path)
          Create and return an absolute URL for the specified context-relative path, based on the server and context information in the specified request.
static java.lang.String actionURL(javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest request, ActionConfig action, java.lang.String pattern)
          Return the context-relative URL that corresponds to the specified ActionConfig, relative to the module associated with the current modules's ModuleConfig.
static java.lang.Class applicationClass(java.lang.String className)
          Return the Class object for the specified fully qualified class name, from this web application's class loader.
static java.lang.Object applicationInstance(java.lang.String className)
          Return a new instance of the specified fully qualified class name, after loading the class from this web application's class loader.
private static boolean canReuseActionForm(ActionForm instance, FormBeanConfig config)
          Determine whether instance of ActionForm is suitable for re-use as an instance of the form described by config.
static java.util.Map computeParameters(javax.servlet.jsp.PageContext pageContext, java.lang.String paramId, java.lang.String paramName, java.lang.String paramProperty, java.lang.String paramScope, java.lang.String name, java.lang.String property, java.lang.String scope, boolean transaction)
          Deprecated. This will be removed after Struts 1.2. Use TagUtils.computeParameters(PageContext,String,String,String,String,String,String,String,boolean) instead.
static java.lang.String computeURL(javax.servlet.jsp.PageContext pageContext, java.lang.String forward, java.lang.String href, java.lang.String page, java.util.Map params, java.lang.String anchor, boolean redirect)
          Deprecated. This will be removed after Struts 1.2 Use computeURL(PageContext, String, String, String, String, Map, String, boolean) instead.
static java.lang.String computeURL(javax.servlet.jsp.PageContext pageContext, java.lang.String forward, java.lang.String href, java.lang.String page, java.lang.String action, java.util.Map params, java.lang.String anchor, boolean redirect)
          Deprecated. This will be removed after Struts 1.2. Use TagUtils.computeURL(PageContext,String,String,String,String,String,Map,String, boolean) instead.
static java.lang.String computeURL(javax.servlet.jsp.PageContext pageContext, java.lang.String forward, java.lang.String href, java.lang.String page, java.lang.String action, java.util.Map params, java.lang.String anchor, boolean redirect, boolean encodeSeparator)
          Deprecated. This will be removed after Struts 1.2. Use TagUtils.computeURL(PageContext,String,String,String,String,String,Map,String,boolean,boolean) instead.
static ActionForm createActionForm(FormBeanConfig config, ActionServlet servlet)
          Create and return an ActionForm instance appropriate to the information in config.
static ActionForm createActionForm(javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest request, ActionMapping mapping, ModuleConfig moduleConfig, ActionServlet servlet)
          Create (if necessary) and return an ActionForm instance appropriate for this request.
static java.lang.StringBuffer createServerStringBuffer(java.lang.String scheme, java.lang.String server, int port)
          Return StringBuffer representing the scheme, server, and port number of the current request.
static java.lang.StringBuffer createServerUriStringBuffer(java.lang.String scheme, java.lang.String server, int port, java.lang.String uri)
          Return StringBuffer representing the scheme, server, and port number of the current request.
static java.lang.String encodeURL(java.lang.String url)
          Deprecated. Use TagUtils.encodeURL(String) instead. This will be removed after Struts 1.2.
static java.lang.String forwardURL(javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest request, ForwardConfig forward)
          Return the context-relative URL that corresponds to the specified ForwardConfig.
static java.lang.String forwardURL(javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest request, ForwardConfig forward, ModuleConfig moduleConfig)
          Return the context-relative URL that corresponds to the specified ForwardConfig.
static ActionErrors getActionErrors(javax.servlet.jsp.PageContext pageContext, java.lang.String paramName)
          Deprecated. Use TagUtils.getActionErrors(PageContext,String) instead. This will be removed after Struts 1.2.
static java.lang.String getActionMappingName(java.lang.String action)
          Deprecated. This will be removed after Struts 1.2. Use TagUtils.getActionMappingName(String) instead.
static java.lang.String getActionMappingURL(java.lang.String action, javax.servlet.jsp.PageContext pageContext)
          Deprecated. This will be removed after Struts 1.2. Use TagUtils.getActionMappingURL(String,PageContext) instead.
static ActionMessages getActionMessages(javax.servlet.jsp.PageContext pageContext, java.lang.String paramName)
          Deprecated. Use TagUtils.getActionMessages(PageContext,String) instead. This will be removed after Struts 1.2.
private static java.util.Map getAllParametersForMultipartRequest(javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest request, MultipartRequestHandler multipartHandler)
          Create a Map containing all of the parameters supplied for a multipart request, keyed by parameter name.
static ModuleConfig getModuleConfig(javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest request, javax.servlet.ServletContext context)
          Deprecated. Use ModuleUtils.getModuleConfig(HttpServletRequest,ServletContext) instead. This will be removed after Struts 1.2.
static ModuleConfig getModuleConfig(javax.servlet.jsp.PageContext pageContext)
          Deprecated. Use TagUtils.getModuleConfig(PageContext) instead. This will be removed after Struts 1.2.
static java.lang.String getModuleName(javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest request, javax.servlet.ServletContext context)
          Deprecated. Use Use ModuleUtils.getModuleName(HttpServletRequest,ServletContext) instead. This will be removed after Struts 1.2.
static java.lang.String getModuleName(java.lang.String matchPath, javax.servlet.ServletContext context)
          Deprecated. Use ModuleUtils.getModuleName(String,ServletContext) instead. This will be removed after Struts 1.2.
static java.lang.String[] getModulePrefixes(javax.servlet.ServletContext context)
          Deprecated. Use ModuleUtils.getModulePrefixes(ServletContext) instead. This will be removed after Struts 1.2.
private static MultipartRequestHandler getMultipartHandler(javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest request)
          Try to locate a multipart request handler for this request.
static ModuleConfig getRequestModuleConfig(javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest request)
          Deprecated. Use ModuleUtils.getModuleConfig(HttpServletRequest) instead. This will be removed after Struts 1.2.
static int getScope(java.lang.String scopeName)
          Deprecated. This will be removed after Struts 1.2. Use TagUtils.getScope(String) instead.
static java.util.Locale getUserLocale(javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest request, java.lang.String locale)
          Look up and return current user locale, based on the specified parameters.
static boolean isXhtml(javax.servlet.jsp.PageContext pageContext)
          Deprecated. Use TagUtils.isXhtml(PageContext) instead. This will be removed after Struts 1.2.
static java.lang.Object lookup(javax.servlet.jsp.PageContext pageContext, java.lang.String name, java.lang.String scopeName)
          Deprecated. This will be removed after Struts 1.2. Use TagUtils.lookup(PageContext,String,String) instead.
static java.lang.Object lookup(javax.servlet.jsp.PageContext pageContext, java.lang.String name, java.lang.String property, java.lang.String scope)
          Deprecated. This will be removed after Struts 1.2. Use TagUtils.lookup(PageContext,String,String,String) instead.
private static ActionForm lookupActionForm(javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest request, java.lang.String attribute, java.lang.String scope)
           
static java.lang.String message(javax.servlet.jsp.PageContext pageContext, java.lang.String bundle, java.lang.String locale, java.lang.String key)
          Deprecated. Use TagUtils.message(PageContext,String,String,String) instead. This will be removed after Struts 1.2.
static java.lang.String message(javax.servlet.jsp.PageContext pageContext, java.lang.String bundle, java.lang.String locale, java.lang.String key, java.lang.Object[] args)
          Deprecated. Use TagUtils.message(PageContext,String,String,String,Object[]) instead. This will be removed after Struts 1.2.
static java.lang.String pageURL(javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest request, java.lang.String page)
          Deprecated. Use TagUtils.pageURL(HttpServletRequest request, String page, ModuleConfig moduleConfig) instead. This will be removed after Struts 1.2.
static void populate(java.lang.Object bean, javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest request)
          Populate the properties of the specified JavaBean from the specified HTTP request, based on matching each parameter name against the corresponding JavaBeans "property setter" methods in the bean's class.
static void populate(java.lang.Object bean, java.lang.String prefix, java.lang.String suffix, javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest request)
          Populate the properties of the specified JavaBean from the specified HTTP request, based on matching each parameter name (plus an optional prefix and/or suffix) against the corresponding JavaBeans "property setter" methods in the bean's class.
static boolean present(javax.servlet.jsp.PageContext pageContext, java.lang.String bundle, java.lang.String locale, java.lang.String key)
          Deprecated. Use TagUtils.present(PageContext ,String,String,String) instead. This will be removed after Struts 1.2.
static java.lang.String printableURL(java.net.URL url)
          Compute the printable representation of a URL, leaving off the scheme/host/port part if no host is specified.
static java.lang.StringBuffer requestToServerStringBuffer(javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest request)
          Return StringBuffer representing the scheme, server, and port number of the current request.
static java.lang.StringBuffer requestToServerUriStringBuffer(javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest request)
          Return the string representing the scheme, server, and port number of the current request.
static java.net.URL requestURL(javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest request)
          Return the URL representing the current request.
static java.util.Locale retrieveUserLocale(javax.servlet.jsp.PageContext pageContext, java.lang.String locale)
          Deprecated. This will be removed after Struts 1.2. Use TagUtils.getUserLocale(PageContext,String) instead.
static void saveException(javax.servlet.jsp.PageContext pageContext, java.lang.Throwable exception)
          Deprecated. Use TagUtils.saveException(PageContext,Throwable) instead. This will be removed after Struts 1.2.
static void selectModule(javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest request, javax.servlet.ServletContext context)
          Deprecated. Use ModuleUtils.selectModule(HttpServletRequest,ServletContext) instead. This will be removed after Struts 1.2.
static void selectModule(java.lang.String prefix, javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest request, javax.servlet.ServletContext context)
          Deprecated. Use ModuleUtils.selectModule(String,HttpServletRequest,ServletContext) instead. This will be removed after Struts 1.2.
static java.net.URL serverURL(javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest request)
          Return the URL representing the scheme, server, and port number of the current request.
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
, clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, registerNatives, toString, wait, wait, wait
 

Field Detail

log

protected static org.apache.commons.logging.Log log

Commons Logging instance.

Constructor Detail

RequestUtils

public RequestUtils()
Method Detail

absoluteURL

public static java.net.URL absoluteURL(javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest request,
                                       java.lang.String path)
                                throws java.net.MalformedURLException

Create and return an absolute URL for the specified context-relative path, based on the server and context information in the specified request.

Parameters:
request - The servlet request we are processing
path - The context-relative path (must start with '/')
Returns:
absolute URL based on context-relative path
Throws:
java.net.MalformedURLException - if we cannot create an absolute URL

applicationClass

public static java.lang.Class applicationClass(java.lang.String className)
                                        throws java.lang.ClassNotFoundException

Return the Class object for the specified fully qualified class name, from this web application's class loader.

Parameters:
className - Fully qualified class name to be loaded
Returns:
Class object
Throws:
java.lang.ClassNotFoundException - if the class cannot be found

applicationInstance

public static java.lang.Object applicationInstance(java.lang.String className)
                                            throws java.lang.ClassNotFoundException,
                                                   java.lang.IllegalAccessException,
                                                   java.lang.InstantiationException

Return a new instance of the specified fully qualified class name, after loading the class from this web application's class loader. The specified class MUST have a public zero-arguments constructor.

Parameters:
className - Fully qualified class name to use
Returns:
new instance of class
Throws:
java.lang.ClassNotFoundException - if the class cannot be found
java.lang.IllegalAccessException - if the class or its constructor is not accessible
java.lang.InstantiationException - if this class represents an abstract class, an interface, an array class, a primitive type, or void
java.lang.InstantiationException - if this class has no zero-arguments constructor

createActionForm

public static ActionForm createActionForm(javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest request,
                                          ActionMapping mapping,
                                          ModuleConfig moduleConfig,
                                          ActionServlet servlet)

Create (if necessary) and return an ActionForm instance appropriate for this request. If no ActionForm instance is required, return null.

Parameters:
request - The servlet request we are processing
mapping - The action mapping for this request
moduleConfig - The configuration for this module
servlet - The action servlet
Returns:
ActionForm instance associated with this request

lookupActionForm

private static ActionForm lookupActionForm(javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest request,
                                           java.lang.String attribute,
                                           java.lang.String scope)

canReuseActionForm

private static boolean canReuseActionForm(ActionForm instance,
                                          FormBeanConfig config)
                                   throws java.lang.ClassNotFoundException

Determine whether instance of ActionForm is suitable for re-use as an instance of the form described by config.

Parameters:
instance - an instance of ActionForm which was found, probably in either request or session scope.
config - the configuration for the ActionForm which is needed.
Returns:
true if the instance found is "compatible" with the type required in the FormBeanConfig; false if not, or if instance is null.
Throws:
java.lang.ClassNotFoundException - if the type property of config is not a valid Class name.

createActionForm

public static ActionForm createActionForm(FormBeanConfig config,
                                          ActionServlet servlet)

Create and return an ActionForm instance appropriate to the information in config.

Does not perform any checks to see if an existing ActionForm exists which could be reused.

Parameters:
config - The configuration for the Form bean which is to be created.
servlet - The action servlet
Returns:
ActionForm instance associated with this request

getUserLocale

public static java.util.Locale getUserLocale(javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest request,
                                             java.lang.String locale)

Look up and return current user locale, based on the specified parameters.

Parameters:
request - The request used to lookup the Locale
locale - Name of the session attribute for our user's Locale. If this is null, the default locale key is used for the lookup.
Returns:
current user locale
Since:
Struts 1.2

populate

public static void populate(java.lang.Object bean,
                            javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest request)
                     throws javax.servlet.ServletException

Populate the properties of the specified JavaBean from the specified HTTP request, based on matching each parameter name against the corresponding JavaBeans "property setter" methods in the bean's class. Suitable conversion is done for argument types as described under convert().

Parameters:
bean - The JavaBean whose properties are to be set
request - The HTTP request whose parameters are to be used to populate bean properties
Throws:
javax.servlet.ServletException - if an exception is thrown while setting property values

populate

public static void populate(java.lang.Object bean,
                            java.lang.String prefix,
                            java.lang.String suffix,
                            javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest request)
                     throws javax.servlet.ServletException

Populate the properties of the specified JavaBean from the specified HTTP request, based on matching each parameter name (plus an optional prefix and/or suffix) against the corresponding JavaBeans "property setter" methods in the bean's class. Suitable conversion is done for argument types as described under setProperties.

If you specify a non-null prefix and a non-null suffix, the parameter name must match both conditions for its value(s) to be used in populating bean properties. If the request's content type is "multipart/form-data" and the method is "POST", the HttpServletRequest object will be wrapped in a MultipartRequestWrapper

Parameters:
bean - The JavaBean whose properties are to be set
prefix - The prefix (if any) to be prepend to bean property names when looking for matching parameters
suffix - The suffix (if any) to be appended to bean property names when looking for matching parameters
request - The HTTP request whose parameters are to be used to populate bean properties
Throws:
javax.servlet.ServletException - if an exception is thrown while setting property values

getMultipartHandler

private static MultipartRequestHandler getMultipartHandler(javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest request)
                                                    throws javax.servlet.ServletException

Try to locate a multipart request handler for this request. First, look for a mapping-specific handler stored for us under an attribute. If one is not present, use the global multipart handler, if there is one.

Parameters:
request - The HTTP request for which the multipart handler should be found.
Returns:
the multipart handler to use, or null if none is found.
Throws:
javax.servlet.ServletException - if any exception is thrown while attempting to locate the multipart handler.

getAllParametersForMultipartRequest

private static java.util.Map getAllParametersForMultipartRequest(javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest request,
                                                                 MultipartRequestHandler multipartHandler)

Create a Map containing all of the parameters supplied for a multipart request, keyed by parameter name. In addition to text and file elements from the multipart body, query string parameters are included as well.

Parameters:
request - The (wrapped) HTTP request whose parameters are to be added to the map.
multipartHandler - The multipart handler used to parse the request.
Returns:
the map containing all parameters for this multipart request.

printableURL

public static java.lang.String printableURL(java.net.URL url)

Compute the printable representation of a URL, leaving off the scheme/host/port part if no host is specified. This will typically be the case for URLs that were originally created from relative or context-relative URIs.

Parameters:
url - URL to render in a printable representation
Returns:
printable representation of a URL

actionURL

public static java.lang.String actionURL(javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest request,
                                         ActionConfig action,
                                         java.lang.String pattern)

Return the context-relative URL that corresponds to the specified ActionConfig, relative to the module associated with the current modules's ModuleConfig.

Parameters:
request - The servlet request we are processing
action - ActionConfig to be evaluated
pattern - URL pattern used to map the controller servlet
Returns:
context-relative URL relative to the module
Since:
Struts 1.1

forwardURL

public static java.lang.String forwardURL(javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest request,
                                          ForwardConfig forward)

Return the context-relative URL that corresponds to the specified ForwardConfig. The URL is calculated based on the properties of the ForwardConfig instance as follows:

Parameters:
request - The servlet request we are processing
forward - ForwardConfig to be evaluated
Returns:
context-relative URL
Since:
Struts 1.1

forwardURL

public static java.lang.String forwardURL(javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest request,
                                          ForwardConfig forward,
                                          ModuleConfig moduleConfig)

Return the context-relative URL that corresponds to the specified ForwardConfig. The URL is calculated based on the properties of the ForwardConfig instance as follows:

Parameters:
request - The servlet request we are processing
forward - ForwardConfig to be evaluated
moduleConfig - Base forward on this module config.
Returns:
context-relative URL
Since:
Struts 1.2

requestURL

public static java.net.URL requestURL(javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest request)
                               throws java.net.MalformedURLException

Return the URL representing the current request. This is equivalent to HttpServletRequest.getRequestURL in Servlet 2.3.

Parameters:
request - The servlet request we are processing
Returns:
URL representing the current request
Throws:
java.net.MalformedURLException - if a URL cannot be created

serverURL

public static java.net.URL serverURL(javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest request)
                              throws java.net.MalformedURLException

Return the URL representing the scheme, server, and port number of the current request. Server-relative URLs can be created by simply appending the server-relative path (starting with '/') to this.

Parameters:
request - The servlet request we are processing
Returns:
URL representing the scheme, server, and port number of the current request
Throws:
java.net.MalformedURLException - if a URL cannot be created

requestToServerUriStringBuffer

public static java.lang.StringBuffer requestToServerUriStringBuffer(javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest request)

Return the string representing the scheme, server, and port number of the current request. Server-relative URLs can be created by simply appending the server-relative path (starting with '/') to this.

Parameters:
request - The servlet request we are processing
Returns:
URL representing the scheme, server, and port number of the current request
Since:
Struts 1.2.0

requestToServerStringBuffer

public static java.lang.StringBuffer requestToServerStringBuffer(javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest request)

Return StringBuffer representing the scheme, server, and port number of the current request. Server-relative URLs can be created by simply appending the server-relative path (starting with '/') to this.

Parameters:
request - The servlet request we are processing
Returns:
URL representing the scheme, server, and port number of the current request
Since:
Struts 1.2.0

createServerStringBuffer

public static java.lang.StringBuffer createServerStringBuffer(java.lang.String scheme,
                                                              java.lang.String server,
                                                              int port)

Return StringBuffer representing the scheme, server, and port number of the current request.

Parameters:
scheme - The scheme name to use
server - The server name to use
port - The port value to use
Returns:
StringBuffer in the form scheme: server: port
Since:
Struts 1.2.0

createServerUriStringBuffer

public static java.lang.StringBuffer createServerUriStringBuffer(java.lang.String scheme,
                                                                 java.lang.String server,
                                                                 int port,
                                                                 java.lang.String uri)

Return StringBuffer representing the scheme, server, and port number of the current request.

Parameters:
scheme - The scheme name to use
server - The server name to use
port - The port value to use
uri - The uri value to use
Returns:
StringBuffer in the form scheme: server: port
Since:
Struts 1.2.0

selectModule

public static void selectModule(java.lang.String prefix,
                                javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest request,
                                javax.servlet.ServletContext context)
Deprecated. Use ModuleUtils.selectModule(String,HttpServletRequest,ServletContext) instead. This will be removed after Struts 1.2.

Select the module to which the specified request belongs, and add corresponding request attributes to this request.

Parameters:
prefix - The module prefix of the desired module
request - The servlet request we are processing
context - The ServletContext for this web application
Since:
Struts 1.1

selectModule

public static void selectModule(javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest request,
                                javax.servlet.ServletContext context)
Deprecated. Use ModuleUtils.selectModule(HttpServletRequest,ServletContext) instead. This will be removed after Struts 1.2.

Select the module to which the specified request belongs, and add corresponding request attributes to this request.

Parameters:
request - The servlet request we are processing
context - The ServletContext for this web application

getModuleName

public static java.lang.String getModuleName(javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest request,
                                             javax.servlet.ServletContext context)
Deprecated. Use Use ModuleUtils.getModuleName(HttpServletRequest,ServletContext) instead. This will be removed after Struts 1.2.

Get the module name to which the specified request belong.
Parameters:
request - The servlet request we are processing
context - The ServletContext for this web application
Returns:
The module prefix or ""

getModuleName

public static java.lang.String getModuleName(java.lang.String matchPath,
                                             javax.servlet.ServletContext context)
Deprecated. Use ModuleUtils.getModuleName(String,ServletContext) instead. This will be removed after Struts 1.2.

Get the module name to which the specified uri belong.

Parameters:
matchPath - The uri from which we want the module name.
context - The ServletContext for this web application
Returns:
The module prefix or ""

getRequestModuleConfig

public static ModuleConfig getRequestModuleConfig(javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest request)
Deprecated. Use ModuleUtils.getModuleConfig(HttpServletRequest) instead. This will be removed after Struts 1.2.

Return the current ModuleConfig object stored in request, if it exists, null otherwise. This method can be used by a PlugIn to retrieve the current module config object. If no moduleConfig is found, this means that the request hasn't hit the server through the Struts servlet. The appropriate module config can be set and found with selectModule(HttpServletRequest, ServletContext) .

Parameters:
request - The servlet request we are processing
Returns:
the ModuleConfig object from request, or null if none is set in the request.
Since:
Struts 1.1

getModuleConfig

public static ModuleConfig getModuleConfig(javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest request,
                                           javax.servlet.ServletContext context)
Deprecated. Use ModuleUtils.getModuleConfig(HttpServletRequest,ServletContext) instead. This will be removed after Struts 1.2.

Return the ModuleConfig object is it exists, null otherwise.

Parameters:
request - The servlet request we are processing
context - The ServletContext for this web application
Returns:
the ModuleConfig object
Since:
Struts 1.1

getModulePrefixes

public static java.lang.String[] getModulePrefixes(javax.servlet.ServletContext context)
Deprecated. Use ModuleUtils.getModulePrefixes(ServletContext) instead. This will be removed after Struts 1.2.

Return the list of module prefixes that are defined for this web application. NOTE - the "" prefix for the default module is not included in this list.

Parameters:
context - The ServletContext for this web application.
Returns:
An array of module prefixes.
Since:
Struts 1.1

computeParameters

public static java.util.Map computeParameters(javax.servlet.jsp.PageContext pageContext,
                                              java.lang.String paramId,
                                              java.lang.String paramName,
                                              java.lang.String paramProperty,
                                              java.lang.String paramScope,
                                              java.lang.String name,
                                              java.lang.String property,
                                              java.lang.String scope,
                                              boolean transaction)
                                       throws javax.servlet.jsp.JspException
Deprecated. This will be removed after Struts 1.2. Use TagUtils.computeParameters(PageContext,String,String,String,String,String,String,String,boolean) instead.

Compute a set of query parameters that will be dynamically added to a generated URL. The returned Map is keyed by parameter name, and the values are either null (no value specified), a String (single value specified), or a String[] array (multiple values specified). Parameter names correspond to the corresponding attributes of the <html:link> tag. If no query parameters are identified, return null.

Parameters:
pageContext - PageContext we are operating in
paramId - Single-value request parameter name (if any)
paramName - Bean containing single-value parameter value
paramProperty - Property (of bean named by paramName containing single-value parameter value
paramScope - Scope containing bean named by paramName
name - Bean containing multi-value parameters Map (if any)
property - Property (of bean named by name containing multi-value parameters Map
scope - Scope containing bean named by name
transaction - Should we add our transaction control token?
Returns:
Map of query parameters
Throws:
javax.servlet.jsp.JspException - if we cannot look up the required beans
javax.servlet.jsp.JspException - if a class cast exception occurs on a looked-up bean or property

computeURL

public static java.lang.String computeURL(javax.servlet.jsp.PageContext pageContext,
                                          java.lang.String forward,
                                          java.lang.String href,
                                          java.lang.String page,
                                          java.util.Map params,
                                          java.lang.String anchor,
                                          boolean redirect)
                                   throws java.net.MalformedURLException
Deprecated. This will be removed after Struts 1.2 Use computeURL(PageContext, String, String, String, String, Map, String, boolean) instead.

Compute a hyperlink URL based on the forward, href or page parameter that is not null.

Parameters:
pageContext - PageContext for the tag making this call
forward - Logical forward name for which to look up the context-relative URI (if specified)
href - URL to be utilized unmodified (if specified)
page - Module-relative page for which a URL should be created (if specified)
params - Map of parameters to be dynamically included (if any)
anchor - Anchor to be dynamically included (if any)
redirect - Is this URL for a response.sendRedirect()?
Returns:
URL with session identifier
Throws:
java.net.MalformedURLException - if a URL cannot be created for the specified parameters

computeURL

public static java.lang.String computeURL(javax.servlet.jsp.PageContext pageContext,
                                          java.lang.String forward,
                                          java.lang.String href,
                                          java.lang.String page,
                                          java.lang.String action,
                                          java.util.Map params,
                                          java.lang.String anchor,
                                          boolean redirect)
                                   throws java.net.MalformedURLException
Deprecated. This will be removed after Struts 1.2. Use TagUtils.computeURL(PageContext,String,String,String,String,String,Map,String, boolean) instead.

Compute a hyperlink URL based on the forward, href, action or page parameter that is not null. The returned URL will have already been passed to response.encodeURL() for adding a session identifier.

Parameters:
pageContext - PageContext for the tag making this call
forward - Logical forward name for which to look up the context-relative URI (if specified)
href - URL to be utilized unmodified (if specified)
page - Module-relative page for which a URL should be created (if specified)
action - Logical action name for which to look up the context-relative URI (if specified)
params - Map of parameters to be dynamically included (if any)
anchor - Anchor to be dynamically included (if any)
redirect - Is this URL for a response.sendRedirect()?
Returns:
URL with session identifier
Throws:
java.net.MalformedURLException - if a URL cannot be created for the specified parameters

computeURL

public static java.lang.String computeURL(javax.servlet.jsp.PageContext pageContext,
                                          java.lang.String forward,
                                          java.lang.String href,
                                          java.lang.String page,
                                          java.lang.String action,
                                          java.util.Map params,
                                          java.lang.String anchor,
                                          boolean redirect,
                                          boolean encodeSeparator)
                                   throws java.net.MalformedURLException
Deprecated. This will be removed after Struts 1.2. Use TagUtils.computeURL(PageContext,String,String,String,String,String,Map,String,boolean,boolean) instead.

Compute a hyperlink URL based on the forward, href, action or page parameter that is not null. The returned URL will have already been passed to response.encodeURL() for adding a session identifier.

Parameters:
pageContext - PageContext for the tag making this call
forward - Logical forward name for which to look up the context-relative URI (if specified)
href - URL to be utilized unmodified (if specified)
page - Module-relative page for which a URL should be created (if specified)
action - Logical action name for which to look up the context-relative URI (if specified)
params - Map of parameters to be dynamically included (if any)
anchor - Anchor to be dynamically included (if any)
redirect - Is this URL for a response.sendRedirect()?
encodeSeparator - This is only checked if redirect is set to false (never encoded for a redirect). If true, query string parameter separators are encoded as >amp;, else & is used.
Returns:
URL with session identifier
Throws:
java.net.MalformedURLException - if a URL cannot be created for the specified parameters

getActionMappingName

public static java.lang.String getActionMappingName(java.lang.String action)
Deprecated. This will be removed after Struts 1.2. Use TagUtils.getActionMappingName(String) instead.

Return the form action converted into an action mapping path. The value of the action property is manipulated as follows in computing the name of the requested mapping:


getActionMappingURL

public static java.lang.String getActionMappingURL(java.lang.String action,
                                                   javax.servlet.jsp.PageContext pageContext)
Deprecated. This will be removed after Struts 1.2. Use TagUtils.getActionMappingURL(String,PageContext) instead.

Return the form action converted into a server-relative URL.


lookup

public static java.lang.Object lookup(javax.servlet.jsp.PageContext pageContext,
                                      java.lang.String name,
                                      java.lang.String scopeName)
                               throws javax.servlet.jsp.JspException
Deprecated. This will be removed after Struts 1.2. Use TagUtils.lookup(PageContext,String,String) instead.

Locate and return the specified bean, from an optionally specified scope, in the specified page context. If no such bean is found, return null instead. If an exception is thrown, it will have already been saved via a call to saveException.

Parameters:
pageContext - Page context to be searched
name - Name of the bean to be retrieved
scopeName - Scope to be searched (page, request, session, application) or null to use findAttribute() instead
Returns:
JavaBean in the specified page context
Throws:
javax.servlet.jsp.JspException - if an invalid scope name is requested

getScope

public static int getScope(java.lang.String scopeName)
                    throws javax.servlet.jsp.JspException
Deprecated. This will be removed after Struts 1.2. Use TagUtils.getScope(String) instead.

Converts the scope name into its corresponding PageContext constant value.

Parameters:
scopeName - Can be "page", "request", "session", or "application" in any case
Returns:
The constant representing the scope (ie. PageContext.REQUEST_SCOPE).
Throws:
javax.servlet.jsp.JspException - if the scopeName is not a valid name.
Since:
Struts 1.1

lookup

public static java.lang.Object lookup(javax.servlet.jsp.PageContext pageContext,
                                      java.lang.String name,
                                      java.lang.String property,
                                      java.lang.String scope)
                               throws javax.servlet.jsp.JspException
Deprecated. This will be removed after Struts 1.2. Use TagUtils.lookup(PageContext,String,String,String) instead.

Locate and return the specified property of the specified bean, from an optionally specified scope, in the specified page context. If an exception is thrown, it will have already been saved via a call to saveException.

Parameters:
pageContext - Page context to be searched
name - Name of the bean to be retrieved
property - Name of the property to be retrieved, or null to retrieve the bean itself
scope - Scope to be searched (page, request, session, application) or null to use findAttribute() instead
Returns:
property of specified JavaBean
Throws:
javax.servlet.jsp.JspException - if an invalid scope name is requested
javax.servlet.jsp.JspException - if the specified bean is not found
javax.servlet.jsp.JspException - if accessing this property causes an IllegalAccessException, IllegalArgumentException, InvocationTargetException, or NoSuchMethodException

retrieveUserLocale

public static java.util.Locale retrieveUserLocale(javax.servlet.jsp.PageContext pageContext,
                                                  java.lang.String locale)
Deprecated. This will be removed after Struts 1.2. Use TagUtils.getUserLocale(PageContext,String) instead.

Look up and return current user locale, based on the specified parameters.

Parameters:
pageContext - The PageContext associated with this request
locale - Name of the session attribute for our user's Locale. If this is null, the default locale key is used for the lookup.
Returns:
current user locale

message

public static java.lang.String message(javax.servlet.jsp.PageContext pageContext,
                                       java.lang.String bundle,
                                       java.lang.String locale,
                                       java.lang.String key)
                                throws javax.servlet.jsp.JspException
Deprecated. Use TagUtils.message(PageContext,String,String,String) instead. This will be removed after Struts 1.2.

Look up and return a message string, based on the specified parameters.

Parameters:
pageContext - The PageContext associated with this request
bundle - Name of the servlet context attribute for our message resources bundle
locale - Name of the session attribute for our user's Locale
key - Message key to be looked up and returned
Returns:
message string
Throws:
javax.servlet.jsp.JspException - if a lookup error occurs (will have been saved in the request already)

message

public static java.lang.String message(javax.servlet.jsp.PageContext pageContext,
                                       java.lang.String bundle,
                                       java.lang.String locale,
                                       java.lang.String key,
                                       java.lang.Object[] args)
                                throws javax.servlet.jsp.JspException
Deprecated. Use TagUtils.message(PageContext,String,String,String,Object[]) instead. This will be removed after Struts 1.2.

Look up and return a message string, based on the specified parameters.
Parameters:
pageContext - The PageContext associated with this request
bundle - Name of the servlet context attribute for our message resources bundle
locale - Name of the session attribute for our user's Locale
key - Message key to be looked up and returned
args - Replacement parameters for this message
Returns:
message string
Throws:
javax.servlet.jsp.JspException - if a lookup error occurs (will have been saved in the request already)

present

public static boolean present(javax.servlet.jsp.PageContext pageContext,
                              java.lang.String bundle,
                              java.lang.String locale,
                              java.lang.String key)
                       throws javax.servlet.jsp.JspException
Deprecated. Use TagUtils.present(PageContext ,String,String,String) instead. This will be removed after Struts 1.2.

Return true if a message string for the specified message key is present for the specified Locale.

Parameters:
pageContext - The PageContext associated with this request
bundle - Name of the servlet context attribute for our message resources bundle
locale - Name of the session attribute for our user's Locale
key - Message key to be looked up and returned
Returns:
true if a message string for message key exists
Throws:
javax.servlet.jsp.JspException - if a lookup error occurs (will have been saved in the request already)

pageURL

public static java.lang.String pageURL(javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest request,
                                       java.lang.String page)
Deprecated. Use TagUtils.pageURL(HttpServletRequest request, String page, ModuleConfig moduleConfig) instead. This will be removed after Struts 1.2.

Return the context-relative URL that corresponds to the specified page attribute value, calculated based on the pagePattern property of the current module's ModuleConfig.

Parameters:
request - The servlet request we are processing
page - The module-relative URL to be substituted in to the pagePattern pattern for the current module (MUST start with a slash)
Returns:
context-relative URL
Since:
Struts 1.1

saveException

public static void saveException(javax.servlet.jsp.PageContext pageContext,
                                 java.lang.Throwable exception)
Deprecated. Use TagUtils.saveException(PageContext,Throwable) instead. This will be removed after Struts 1.2.

Save the specified exception as a request attribute for later use.

Parameters:
pageContext - The PageContext for the current page
exception - The exception to be saved

getModuleConfig

public static ModuleConfig getModuleConfig(javax.servlet.jsp.PageContext pageContext)
Deprecated. Use TagUtils.getModuleConfig(PageContext) instead. This will be removed after Struts 1.2.

Return the ModuleConfig object if it exists, null if otherwise.

Parameters:
pageContext - The page context.
Returns:
the ModuleConfig object
Since:
Struts 1.1

getActionMessages

public static ActionMessages getActionMessages(javax.servlet.jsp.PageContext pageContext,
                                               java.lang.String paramName)
                                        throws javax.servlet.jsp.JspException
Deprecated. Use TagUtils.getActionMessages(PageContext,String) instead. This will be removed after Struts 1.2.

Retrieves the value from request scope and if it isn't already an ActionMessages some classes are converted to one.

Parameters:
pageContext - The PageContext for the current page
paramName - Key for parameter value
Returns:
ActionErros in page context.
Throws:
javax.servlet.jsp.JspException -  

getActionErrors

public static ActionErrors getActionErrors(javax.servlet.jsp.PageContext pageContext,
                                           java.lang.String paramName)
                                    throws javax.servlet.jsp.JspException
Deprecated. Use TagUtils.getActionErrors(PageContext,String) instead. This will be removed after Struts 1.2.

Retrieves the value from request scope and if it isn't already an ErrorMessages some classes are converted to one.

Parameters:
pageContext - The PageContext for the current page
paramName - Key for parameter value
Returns:
ActionErrors from request scope
Throws:
javax.servlet.jsp.JspException -  

encodeURL

public static java.lang.String encodeURL(java.lang.String url)
Deprecated. Use TagUtils.encodeURL(String) instead. This will be removed after Struts 1.2.

Use the new URLEncoder.encode method from Java 1.4 if available, else use the old deprecated version. This method uses reflection to find the appropriate method; if the reflection operations throw exceptions, this will return the url encoded with the old URLEncoder.encode method.

Returns:
String - the encoded url.

isXhtml

public static boolean isXhtml(javax.servlet.jsp.PageContext pageContext)
Deprecated. Use TagUtils.isXhtml(PageContext) instead. This will be removed after Struts 1.2.

Returns true if the custom tags are in XHTML mode.

Since:
Struts 1.1


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